Category Archives: Rationalization Hamster

Whose job is it to keep mama happy?

We can no longer ignore that voice within women that says: ‘I want something more than my husband and my children and my home.’ –Betty Friedan, The Feminine Mystique Women are especially prone to falling into discontentment and disrupting the lives … Continue reading

Posted in Adam Piggott, Attacking headship, Betty Friedan, Can't keep a man, Dave and Ann Wilson, Dr. David Clarke, FamilyLife, Feral Females, Focus on the Family, Game, Marriage, Non burning bush, Philosophy of Feminism, Rationalization Hamster, Rebellion, Reforming Marriage, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists | 231 Comments

To everything a season.

Commenter constrainedlocus observes: I’m still digesting all of this, but I think one question that I have is what are men really thinking in these commensurate age groups? Even if these 30-45 year old women are in panic mode (I … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Finding a Spouse, Having it all, Kate Bolick, Nevermarried, New York Times, Rationalization Hamster, Status of marriage, The Atlantic, Ugly Feminists | 129 Comments

She’s in love with a bad boy.

Secular historian Callum Brown investigated British Christian literature and found that around 1700 a new narrative appeared, where women were “the angel of the house”.   As he explained in The Death of Christian Britain …women’s spiritual destiny was virtually never portrayed … Continue reading

Posted in Callum Brown, Christian Films, Kendrick Brothers, Movies, Rationalization Hamster, The Death of Christian Britain, Turning a blind eye, Wife worship | 106 Comments

Do it for the validation.

From the ironically titled site For your marriage, comes a pitch to use the annulment process to validate your decision to divorce even if you don’t plan on remarrying: I do not plan to re-marry. Why should I present a … Continue reading

Posted in Annulments, Book of Oprah, Church Apathy About Divorce, Divorce, Rationalization Hamster, selling divorce, Turning a blind eye | 71 Comments

Someday we’ll laugh!

Commenter Ofelas pointed out the absurdity of the main character in Cat Person imagining how much a future boyfriend would enjoy hearing about her having sex with other men: …she imagined that somewhere, out there in the universe, there was … Continue reading

Posted in Cat Person, Choice Addiction, Cracks in the narrative, Diary of Why, Finding a Spouse, Judging the performance, Rationalization Hamster, Serial Monogamy, Solipsism, Status of marriage, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, You can't make this stuff up | 299 Comments